Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 16:24 EDT

Latest Cancer survivors Stories

2013-10-31 08:29:21

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It makes sense that children and teens undergoing pediatric cancer treatment miss some school. There are days when they don't have the energy to keep up with their homework, and days when they can't go to school at all. Sometimes they might make it to class, only to feel listless and unable to concentrate. Existing learning disabilities may not get enough attention, and extra-curricular activities might have to be sidelined. But there's a lot...

2013-08-22 16:24:13

Leading Pediatric Oncologists, Head of National Childhood Cancer Charity and Families affected by Childhood Cancer Available for Interviews LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As September and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month approach, the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, has leading pediatric oncologists, researchers, philanthropy executives and survivors available to discuss current issues affecting the...

2013-06-04 23:23:27

Author Pargash Giorgi shares hope and insights on how to live well after surviving cancer Australia (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer have allowed cancer patients to survive and live more years after their diagnosis. To some patients, however, the struggle does not end there. It is not uncommon for cancer survivors to feel physical, emotional, social, spiritual and even financial pressures...

2012-09-12 23:04:23

NOCC event celebrates efforts to illuminate Chicago skyline teal in September during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) Illinois Chapter is hosting its annual event, the Teal Lights Celebration & Fundraiser, at the Metropolitan Club in Willis Tower on Friday, September 21st. Miss Illinois USA, Ashley Hooks, will be the keynote speaker. Ashley´s mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just a...

2012-08-02 06:24:29

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine West, a division of The Jones Group (NYSE: JNY) ("Jones"), continues to step out to raise funds and awareness for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC), The Council of Fashion Designers of America's (CFDA) charitable organization, through the Nine West Runway Relief Program in New York City during Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion Week. The program, which is now in its third year, aims to marshal the forces of the fashion and modeling industries to step up...

2011-09-13 07:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Schmancer today announced a partnership with JPSelects.com, the newest online shopping site for socially aware and eco-chic fashion, beauty and luxury products created by Paul Mitchell's founder, John Paul DeJoria, to have a weeklong charity event for Cancer Awareness. For one week, beginning on Monday, September 26 through Sunday, October 2, consumers can support cancer awareness fundraising by purchasing sustainably-created...

2011-05-31 05:00:00

SEATTLE, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the celebrated words of Gilda Radner, "It's always something." In this case, it's something positive and hopeful which isn't always easy when you are talking about cancer. But this is the everyday mission of the Seattle chapter of Gilda's Club. Gilda's Club is named for the beloved comedienne whose husband Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, founded a free cancer support organization in her name after she died of ovarian...

2009-10-02 16:39:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, survivors and generous souls alike will gather to celebrate 'the girls' at the Surviving to Thriving Breast Fest Burlesque Show and Auction supporting the You Can Thrive! Foundation (YCT). The event, including an unconventional burlesque show, silent auction and raffle, will take place on Monday, October 26th from 7 to 11 p.m. at Don Hill's in SoHo (511 Greenwich Street, NY). All proceeds from the fun carnivale fundraiser...

1a71721b77498015e0b3c14ae8c8bcb71
2009-05-14 12:13:51

Hollywood producer Jon Peters is planning to write a tell-all book that reveals intimate details about his ex-girlfriend Barbra Streisand. The New York Post said Peters sold a proposal for his memoir, Studio Head, to Harper-Collins last month for $700,000. In the proposal, Peters admitted he wanted to kill Ray Stark, producer of Funny Girl and The Way We Were, after hearing Stark, an ogre of male chauvinistic casting-couch sexual entitlement, had molested both Lesley Ann (Warren) and Barbra...

2008-09-19 09:00:15

By Brian Knowlton After days when his reaction to the financial crisis had appeared less than confident, Senator John McCain went on the offense Thursday, calling for the creation of a proactive financial oversight body and the dismissal of the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission. "The chairman of the SEC serves at the appointment of the president and has betrayed the public's trust," McCain said at a campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "If I were president today, I would...